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30 Jun
2024

Equity, Engagement, and Education (EEE) Grant Account Cycle 2

  Grant Amount: Dependent

Information

Purpose:

The Equity, Engagement, and Education (EEE) Grant Account Cycle 2 will award grants up to $200,000 for the purposes of building CBO, Tribal, and community capacity to understand and engage with CPUC decision-making processes.  This will enable CBOs and Tribes to have more influence over clean energy programs and support making these programs more accessible to their served communities.

Description:

Applicants for the Equity, Engagement, and Education (EEE) Grant Account Cycle 2 must demonstrate a track record of advocating for their Tribe or community. The selected recipients of the EEE Grant Account will exhibit a history of promoting their Tribe or community. The EEE Grant Account will cover the following activities:

1. Community involvement and outreach related to CPUC proceedings.
2. Employing consultants and staff for tasks necessary for active involvement in CPUC decision-making processes.
3. Education, training, and curriculum development concerning CPUC processes, proceedings, and programs.
4. Partnership and coalition development to raise awareness of CPUC matters in underprivileged communities.

The activities are categorized as follows:

– Outreach: Educating their communities on CPUC policies, proceedings, and programs.
– Training: Developing internal staff capacity to serve their community.
– Advocacy: Advocating for their community before the CPUC with new legal or regulatory expertise.

The EEE Grant Account is a competitive grant. For the most current grant timelines, please refer to the E&A Grant Program webpage: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/capacitygrants.

Eligibility

Nonprofit Other Legal Entity Tribal Government
Applicants must be one of these types of entities.

1:California tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

2: Federally or non-federally recognized California Native American Tribes,as defined in (PRC) Section 21073.

3: Tribal entities, including organizations incorporated under Tribal law and wholly owned by the Tribe, Tribal Section 17 Corporations, and Tribal utilities and authorities operated under Tribal law.

Category

  • Community Development
  • Education / Job Training
  • Environment
  • Other / Miscellaneous